Savoy 1619 scudo Dav-4155

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Goldberg sale 70, lot 4287
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was lot 4287 in Goldberg sale 70 (Los Angeles, September 2012), where it sold for $4,140. The catalog description[1] noted, "Italian States - Savoy. Scudo of 9 Florini, 1619. Carlo Emanuele I, 1580-1630. Bust right. Reverse: St. Amedeo standing with 'ff' 9 below. Very Scarce. NGC graded Extremely Fine, Details (Damaged)." The duke of Savoy would not be promoted to king of Sardinia until 1720. This type is listed for 1609-29 but all dates are rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-4155; KM-33.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 70: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2012.

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